#BostonRedevelopment #BostonCondosTwo buildings have been approved to move forward as part of the project to redevelop the Government Center Garage. Approved on January 14, 2016, one of the buildings is a 486-unit, 480-foot tall residential building, and the other is a 1-million square foot, 528-foot tall office building.Sixty-fourunits in the residential building aredesignated as affordable, in keeping with Boston's Inclusionary Development Policy.The Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) reports that total project cost for the residential tower is $209,000,000. Plans for it include 1,300 square feet of ground floor retail space. The office tower project cost is $327,000,000.The BRA's notice of the project's acceptance points todramatic changes to the skyline:
"By the time the office tower is complete, the portion of the garage that extends over Congress Street will be demolished to introduce daylight to an area that is currently shaded year-round. Together, the new buildings will dramatically reshape the downtown skyline."
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